Westland Citrus Potting Mix

Westland Citrus Potting Mix

Westland

  • £5.99
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Westland Citrus Potting Mix is formulated for the correct balance of drainage and water retention as well as aeration. Which is all required to develop a healthy root system, and is essential for healthy bonsai growth. The mix also contains special water retaining granules from Seramis. These granules allow the plants absorb everything they require.
  • For strong roots & healthy trees
  • Specialist blend
  • Open structured compost for healthy root growth
  • Contains water-retaining Seramis

Sizes available

  • 4 litre

Why Use

  • Contains unique Seramis granules for optimum water and nutrient availability
  • Added wood fibre creates an open structure for improved aeration, drainage and water management.

When to Use

  • Spring or Autumn

How to Use

  • Each spring take your bonsai tree out of its pot to inspect the roots to see if the plant needs potting on
  • Even if re-planting in the same spot, tease out the old compost and trim the roots before adding fresh Westland Bonsai Compost
  • Keep it out of the sun and water frequently to allow it to recover
  • Westland Bonsai Compost will supply your plant with all the nutrients it needs for the first 6-8 weeks

Growing and re-potting

  • Select a young tree or shrub and pot it up in Westland Bonsai Potting Mix using a small pot • For the next 2–3 years regularly trim the roots and shoots
  • When the bonsai tree is ready to be transferred to its permanent container, fill the container with Westland Bonsai Potting Mix and secure the tree in the pot with wire
  • Before planting, trim the roots so they fit into the container without having to be bent or forced
  • Keep the plant out of the sun and water frequently to allow it to recover
  • Each spring, take your bonsai out of its pot and inspect the roots to see if plant needs to be potted on
  • If replanting in the same pot, tease out the old compost and trim roots before adding fresh Westland Bonsai Potting Mix
  • Keep it out of the sun and water frequently to allow it to recover

Watering

  • Water once or even twice a day during summer, but less frequently in winter
  • Always ensure that excess water can drain freely to avoid root damage.

Feeding

  • Westland Bonsai Potting Mix will supply your plants with all the nutrients they need for the first 6–8 weeks
  • During spring and early summer, feed your plant with Westland Bonsai Feed every two weeks

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